Official high capacity battery for the GamePad available in Europe
Finally, Nintendo has released its own high capacity battery for the Wii U GamePad – at least, in the UK and Germany.
Since the Wii U’s release, consumers have been complaining about the GamePad’s mediocre battery life as well as the mediocre length of the charging cable. Well, Nintendo has listened – or they just want in on some of the profits third parties have been reaping; it’s hard to say – and today we can rejoice.
For £24.99 (UK) or €34.94 (Germany), you can pre-order a Nintendo-made GamePad battery with significantly more juice. No more having to move after three measly hours of gaming!
Longer play sessions aside, it’s great to see Nintendo taking yet another step towards strengthening the appeal of their home console. Fortunately the Big N has also made it incredibly easy to get inside the GamePad.
Will you be picking up one of these longer-lasting batteries? Let us know in the comments!